anterior root

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one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers

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James Fawcett, who heads the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair at Cambridge, is developing a device based on the Finetech-Brindley Sacral Anterior Root Stimulator.
In one study, treatment rates of urinary problems and rectal problems were 87% and 60%, respectively, during the long-term follow-up of patients with spinal damage who underwent sacral anterior root stimulation (51).
The roots of p3 and anterior root of p4 are visible.
The location of the compression and its clinical correlation are of utmost importance because some studies have shown that asymptomatic control subjects had some degree of incidental neurovascular compression of the facial nerve, although it was rarely seen in the anterior root exit zone.
We studied how neuromuscular stimulation through a magnetic coil and a sacral anterior root stimulator (SARS) implant (used for bladder emptying) affects pressure and skin blood circulation under the ischial tuberosities (ITs) of participants with spinal cord injury (SCI).
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